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American Black Duck

Anas rubripes


They have shorter wings and and a shorter neck than the swans and geese. They live from 2 to 12 years.


They are found in wetlands, such as ponds, streams, lakes, and lagoons, and woodland areas, such as swamp forests and stands of mangrove trees.

1 Comment

Desmond.E.S.O 3 years ago

This is actually not an American black duck, it's a domesticated duck that ranges from white to black or even both black and white body, usually with some red wart looking skin on their head and face.

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Candelero Abajo, Puerto Rico, USA

Spotted on Feb 28, 2017
Submitted on Feb 28, 2017

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